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Full text of "Sri Sai Baba`S:Charters And Sayings"

l84   TALKS ON e< AT THE FEET OF THE MASTER "

For the pupil is one with his Master, and he needs only to
put back his thought into the Master's thoug-ht to see at
once whether it agrees. If it does not, it is wrong, and he
changes it instantly, for the Master's- thought is perfect,
because He knows all. Those who are not yet accepted by
Him cannot do quite this.

That of course is true, but yet I think it cannot
be otherwise than interesting to you to realise
how the pupil is related to his Master.  You
see it is said, " The pupil is one with his Master."
Now, that is true in a sense which only the
Master knows perfectly. The pupil knows it too,
but less perfectly.  Those who have not yet
entered that relation naturally cannot understand
the intensity of that oneness. The pupil becomes an
outlying section of his Master's thought, belonging to
Him in a way not at all unlike that in which the
personality belongs to the individuality. The individ-
uality puts down a small piece of itself—that is not
quite a correct statement, but it is more correct than
the idea of reflection would be—it puts down a small
part of itself into conditions where that small part can
be only a very imperfect expression of itself, of the ego
on its own plane. (That at least ought to be some
sort of comfort to you, when you fall aghast at your
various weaknesses down here, you can say to your-
self: <( At any rate the ego, at least, knows better than
that, therefore I need not despair, it is only needful
for me to bring down more of myself into this
lower manifestation to make it more perfectly a